Monday, October 12, 2009

Grocery Game Plan: Meijer

Here are my favorite stockpilable items this week, 10/11-10/17, at Meijer.

To check out the full Meijer weekly ad online, click here. (Beware... its a new layout!)

KEY: MFC= Manufacturer's coupon, MBC= Meijer Mealbox coupon


Michigan apples, $2.29/peck (5-ish pounds)

All natural Italian bread (fresh from the bakery), $.88/loaf (limit 2)
*This is what I serve my family and guests, beware- you may begin to grave this bread!!!

Eckrich smoked sausage, $1.99/package
Spend the $.55 MFC
Total: $1.44/package
*Yummy for making Red Beans and Rice!

Ziploc bags, 50 count snack and sandwich boxes, $1.69/box
Spend either the $.40/1 MFC, or $1.50/2 MFC
Spend the $1/2 MBC
Total: $.39-$.44/box when you purchase 2
***Send in your receipt (if you purchase at least 3 boxes) for the $5 SC Johnson Rebate deal! Remember you can send in this rebate up to three times per household!!!

Bread & Soup deal:

Purchase 5 cans of Campbells condensed soups ($.65/can) and a loaf of Pepperidge Farms bread ($2.49) to receive a store coupon for $5 off of your next purchase. Limit one coupon per transaction (make multiple transactions if necessary!).

Campbells soup coupons available:
MFC: $.40/2 condensed light soups,
MFC: $.25/4 cooking soups,
MFC: $.40/4 condensed tomato or chicken noodle
MBC: $1/4 condensed soups, excludes low sodium and fat free
MBC: $1/4 kid's soups

Check out macombmoneysavers for the extended version of Metro Detroit Meijer Match-ups!


To access Meijer Mealbox coupons (MBC): Mealbox Generator to print multiple Mealbox coupons per page. Or visit Meijer online (look for the 'Special's tab in the blue box to the right!) to print a single coupon per page. I offer two printing locations because the Mealbox Generator is not as extensive as the Meijer online site.

NEW!!! Some Mealbox coupons are now stating LIMIT ONE PER TRANSACTION. Please read all coupons carefully!

Keep in Mind:

*Meijer will only double the first TWO identical MANUFACTURER coupons. This may mean that you will need to break your purchasing into ONE large transaction and SEVERAL smaller transactions to ensure that ALL of your coupons are able to double.

*Meijer will never double a Mealbox coupon.

*Meijer allows the 'Stacking' of one Manufacturer coupon and one Mealbox coupon per items purchased unless either coupon states otherwise. For example, a coupon may say save $1 on two items, then you would need to follow the purchasing rules for that specific coupon.

*Rain checks are available at the customer service desk, at the podium in front of the cash register lines or with your cashier. Remember that Meijer rain checks have an expiration date 30 days prom printing along with a limited quantity printed on the rain check. The quantity limited depends on your stores location.

*Meijer offers a $.05 bag credit per bag that you supply for your groceries. You will probably need to ask for your bag credits!

AND AS ALWAYS, please leave me a comment if I have missed a deal... Thank you!



Hey, Laura! FYI - With the Campbell's soup / Pepperidge Farm bread deal...Even if you don't have any manufacturer's coupons, it ends up being a $.26 moneymaker just by using a Mealbox coupon! Total for 5 soups and 1 bread = $5.74, minus $1/4 MBC = $4.74, then get back $5 OYNSO! Pretty great! :-)

Becky C

Pillsbury Simply break-n-bake cookies, on sale $1.99.
Buy 2, get $1 off a gallon of milk. Buy 4, get a $2 catalina. So, I spent $3.96 for 4 pkgs of cookies ($7.96 minus four $1 MFCs), then got $2 off milk and $2 off my next order. The cookies were basically FREE.

Becky C

One more note...there is also a $2 catalina when you buy 3+ pkgs of Ziplocs.

Laura Webber

Suh- Weet! Thanks for the scoop! I'm shopping tomorrow!!